Co-Chairs

Charlene Barshefsky
Charlene Barshefsky Senior International Partner, WilmerHale, and former U.S. Trade Representative
Evan Greenberg
Evan Greenberg Chairman and CEO, Chubb Group
Jon Huntsman
Jon HuntsmanChairman, The Atlantic Council, former Governor of Utah, and former U.S. Ambassador to China and Singapore

Members

Timothy Adams
Timothy Adams

Timothy Adams is currently President and CEO of the Institute of International Finance. As the Institute’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Adams is responsible for developing and executing the Institute’s programs under the guidance of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining the IIF, Mr. Adams served as Managing Director of The Lindsey Group, an economic advisory firm based in Washington, DC.

Read Timothy Adam’s full bio here.

Richard Armitage
Richard Armitage

Richard L. Armitage is President of Armitage International. Previously, he served as Deputy Secretary of State, confirmed by the Senate in March 2001. He has engaged in a range of worldwide business and public policy endeavors as well as frequent public speaking and writing, including: directing U.S. assistance to the new independent states (NIS) of the former Soviet Union…

Read Richard Armitage’s full bio here.

Gary Baumgartner
Gary Baumgartner

Gary J. Baumgartner began his career in the oil industry (downstream) in 1974 when he joined Texas Alloy Products (TAPCO) in a business development role. Over the next 20 years Mr. Baumgartner served in numerous positions; the majority of that time was spent serving as Vice President and General Manager of TAPCO.

Read Gary Baumgartner’s full bio here.

Karan Bhatia
Karan Bhatia

Karan Bhatia serves as Vice President and Senior Counsel, Global Government Affairs & Policy, for General Electric. In this role, he oversees GE’s engagement on public policy issues with governments around the world, and works to expand the company’s presence in global markets. Before joining GE, Bhatia served as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative…

Read Karan Bhatia’s full bio here.

Gary Edson
Gary Edson

Gary Edson is Principal of Civic Enterprises. He is a White House veteran and recognized leader in global development. In the George W. Bush White House, Edson served as Deputy National Security Advisor, Deputy National Economic Advisor, and Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs.

Read Gary Edson’s full bio here.

Anne Finucane
Anne Finucane

Anne M. Finucane is vice chairman at Bank of America and a member of the company’s executive management team. She is responsible for the strategic positioning of Bank of America and oversees the public policy, customer research and analytics, global marketing, communications and corporate social responsibility efforts for the company.

Read Anne Finucane’s full bio here.

Reed Hundt
Reed Hundt

Mr. Hundt imagined the green bank concept in 2009, while he was working on the Obama Transition Team. After working for several years on federal green bank legislation, including the Green Bank Act of 2009 and the 2010 Senate Energy Committee Bill, Mr. Hundt decided to focus on state green banks.

Read Reed Hundt’s full bio here.

Rod Hunter
Rod Hunter

Rod Hunter is senior vice president, international affairs, at Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, a trade association representing the leading research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. He previously served as Vice President, Governmental Programs, for IBM in Europe.

Read Rod Hunter’s full bio here.

Lisa Jackson
Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson is Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Lisa oversees Apple’s efforts to minimize its impact on the environment by addressing climate change through renewable energy and energy efficiency, using greener materials, and inventing new ways to conserve precious resources.

Read Lisa Jackson’s full bio here.

Charles Lake
Charles Lake

Charles Lake is president of Aflac International and chairman of Aflac Japan. Lake joined Aflac International in February 1999 and Aflac Japan in June 1999. He became deputy president in 2001, president in 2003, vice chairman in 2005 and chairman in 2008. In 2014, he also assumed the position of president, Aflac International.

Read Charles Lake’s full bio here.

Stephen Green
Stephen Green

Stephen W. (Steve) Green, 58, is president of Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production Company, a position he assumed in April 2016. As president, Green will oversee Chevron’s exploration and production activities in eight countries across the Asia-Pacific region.

Read Stephen Green’s full bio here.

J. Stapleton Roy
J. Stapleton Roy

Ambassador J. Stapleton (Stape) Roy is a Distinguished Scholar and Founding Director Emeritus of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.

Read J. Stapelton Roy’s full bio here.

Kathleen Stephens
Kathleen Stephens

Ambassador Stephens was a U.S. Foreign Service officer for over thirty years, achieving the personal rank of Career Minister. Recent postings included Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in India, Acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, and U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea.

Read Kathleen Stephens’ full bio here.

Mona Sutphen
Mona Sutphen

Mona Sutphen is a Partner of Macro Advisory Partners. Mona joins the firm in New York after spending three years at UBS AG as Managing Director, covering geopolitical risk and macro-policy trends. Mona served as White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy from 2009 – 2011. From 2001 to 2008, she was Managing Director at Stonebridge International, a global strategy consulting firm advising multinational corporations and financial institutions.

Read Mona Sutphen’s full bio here.

Christopher Townsend
Christopher Townsend

Christopher Townsend is president of MetLife’s Asia region and a member of the company’s Executive Group. Appointed to this position in August 2012, Townsend oversees all of MetLife’s businesses in Asia. Prior to joining MetLife, Townsend was, since 2010, Chief Executive Officer of the Asia Pacific region at AIG, a business spanning 15 countries. As CEO, Townsend drove capital optimization, cost efficiency and a focus on client needs as he implemented a strategy to take advantage of opportunities to drive an above average return on equity.

Read Christopher Townsend’s full bio here.

Laura Tyson
Laura Tyson

Laura D’Andrea Tyson is the S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management at the Haas School of Business, and Director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact Haas Business and Public Policy Group at the University of California Berkeley. She served as Dean of London Business School and as Dean of the Haas School of Business. Dr. Tyson is a Senior Adviser to the McKinsey Global Institute and the Center for American Progress.

Read Laura Tyson’s full bio here.

CSIS Staff

Ernest Bower
Ernest Bower

Ernest Bower is a nonresident senior adviser for the Southeast Asia Program and codirector of the Pacific Partners Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is recognized as a leading expert on Southeast Asia. He is president & CEO of BowerGroupAsia, a well-known business advisory firm he created and built.

Read Ernest Bower’s full bio here.

Matthew Goodman
Matthew Goodman

Matthew P. Goodman is senior adviser for Asian economics and holds the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at CSIS. The Simon Chair explores current issues in international economic policy, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining CSIS in early 2012, Goodman was White House coordinator for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the East Asia Summit.

Read Matthew Goodman’s full bio here.

Murray Hiebert
Murray Hiebert

Murray Hiebert serves as senior fellow and deputy director for the Southeast Asia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining CSIS, he was senior director for Southeast Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where he worked to promote trade and investment opportunities between the United States and Asia.

Read Murray Hiebert’s full bio here.

Scott Miller
Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a senior adviser and holds the William M. Scholl Chair in International Business at CSIS. From 1997 to 2012, Mr. Miller was director for global trade policy at Procter & Gamble, a leading consumer products company. In that position, he was responsible for the full range of international trade, investment, and business facilitation issues for the company.

Read Scott Miller’s full bio here.